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This fourth edition of the book that introduced readers to the revolutionary, nutritionally based prenatal program for the growing number of women pregnant with multiples is now revised and expanded for an era when multiple births are on the rise and includes updated diet and exercise recommendations for the postpartum mother as well as twenty-five new recipes.You're expecting more than one baby? Congratulations!Effective, encouraging, and up-to-date, When You're Expecting Twins, Triplets, or Quads is essential for you and your babies.Like all mothers-to-be, you're experiencing the full spectrum of human emotions: joy, fear, confusion, and excitement - maybe all at once. As a woman pregnant with more than one baby, you're feeling all these things . .



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Barbara Luke

Barbara Luke is Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Medicine, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University. She has earned degrees in nursing, nutrition, population studies, and maternal-child health. During the past twenty-five years her research has focused on improving outcomes in multiple births through both clinical and vital statistics research. She is the recipient of the 2005 Agnes Higgins Award from the March of Dimes for distinguished lifetime achievement in maternal-fetal nutrition. In 2009 the Institute of Medicine used the weight gain guidelines developed by her research team as the first national recommendations for women pregnant with twins.

Health and nutrition information is available on her website, www.drbarbaraluke.com, along with a line of maternity clothes specifically for women expecting twins, triplets, or quads.



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